100th post to this thread - I stopped reading it around 62.
On Jan 31, 2008 1:13 PM, Les Mikesell
> Chris Jones wrote:
> >> I mean that as opposed to having logical reasons or evidence to back
> >> them up.
> > What exactly needs 'proving' ? Fedora have decided, for better or worse,
> > to take the path they have. They don't need to justify that choice to
> > anyway. Whether they get (or keep) any users is justification enough.
> It doesn't 'need' proving - but without proof it's fair to call it
> religion or a cult and maintain an appropriate distance.
> >> To whatever extent this fragments the installed base and makes it
> >> difficult for 3rd party software to run across the variations it works
> >> against the general acceptability of Linux and hurts everyone. We are
> >> just continuing the old unix flavor wars that gave Microsoft an easy
> >> monopoly and ensuring that things can't change.
> > Anti-septic hurts, but in the long run it helps cure problems.
> They said that about blood-letting too.
> > Fedora (I
> > believe) are promoting what in the long term is the right way to go
> > (IMHO). Time will tell if it is truly the correct approach(/treatment).
> It's been more than a decade now (if you count fedora as an extension of
> the earlier RH model) and it just continues to help the monopoly make
> more money. Doesn't someone define insanity as expecting different
> results from continuing to do the same thing?
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